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Ghosh Debashis
Ghosh, Debashis Head Of Department ghoshfec[at]iitr.ac.in
Areas of Interest
  • Communication Systems & Signal Processing, Cognitive radio & Sensor networks, Image & video processing, Computer vision & pattern recognition
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
19991999DAAD Research FellowUniversity of Kaiserslautern, Germany
19992000Senior LecturerIIT Guwahati
20002006Assistant ProfessorIIT Guwahati
20032004Visiting FacultyNUS, Singapore
20062008Senior LecturerMultimedia University, Malaysia
20082015Associate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2015presentProfessorIIT Roorkee
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Excellence in TeachingMultimedia University, Malaysia2007
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.E.Electro. & Comm. Engg.MNIT (erstwhile MREC), Jaipur1993
M.Sc. (Engg.)Elec. Comm. Engg.IISc, Bangalore1996
Ph.D.Elec. Comm. Engg.IISc, Bangalore2000
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
2016presentHead of the DepartmentIIT Roorkee
20132015Chairman, DAPCIIT Roorkee
20122016Convenor, Communication Systems GroupIIT Roorkee
2013presentMember-expert, Railtel-IITR Center of Excellence in Telecomm.IIT Roorkee
2012presentDy. Chief Advisor, Cultural CouncilIIT Roorkee
20062008Asstt. Program Coordinator, Bio-instrumentationMultimedia University, Malaysia
20062008Member, Academic & Corporate Planning CommitteeMultimedia University, Malaysia
20062008Member, Joint Industrial Training Program CommitteeMultimedia University, Malaysia
20072008Elected Member, Cluster Committee for Academic PromotionMultimedia University, Malaysia
20062006Chairman, Students' Cultural BoardIIT Guwahati
20022003Faculty Advisor, TechnicheIIT Guwahati
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Omni-directional night surveillance systemUNITELE, Malaysia2007
Sign language recognitin for deaf communicationIITR2009
Automatic biometric verification using image processing techniquesNewgen Software Technologies Pvt. Ltd.2014
Agricultural Information Systems for ICTRailtel-IITR Center2014
Memberships
  • IEEE, Member
  • IEEE Communication Society, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Information & Communication TheoryEC 512M.Tech (Comm). - I yr.Autumn
Coding Theory & ApplicationsEC 515M.Tech (Comm). - I yr.Spring
Advanced Digital Communication TechniquesEC-516M.Tech (Comm). - I yr.Spring
Speech & Image ProcessingEC 518M.Tech (Comm). - I yr.Spring
Adaptive Signal Processing TechniquesEC 614M.Tech (Comm). - I yr.Spring
Digital Signal Processing & ApplicationsEC 411B.Tech. (ECE) - IV yr.Autumn
Digital Image ProcessingEC-316B.Tech. (ECE) - III yr.Spring
Signals & SystemsEC 202B.Tech. (ECE) - II yr.Spring
Fundamentals of ElectronicsEC 102B.Tech. - I yr.Autumn
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Prateek DolasCommunication systems, Wireless Sensor Networks, Green communication
Manoranjan Rai BhartiCommunication systems, Wireless communication, Cognitive radio
Kamlesh VermaSignal, image & video processing, Video surveillance
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Vision based dynamic hand gesture recognition for human computer interactionManas Kamal BhuyanA2002
Text extraction in degraded and stylistic documentsBrijmohan SinghA2009
Application of fuzzy logic and PSO in some image processing and analysis methodsAjay KhuntetaA2010
Non-invasive detection of human vital signs using concurrent dual-band RF sensorBrijesh IyerA2011
Mobile vision system for plant leaf analysisShitala PrasadA2011
Adaptive techniques for cyclostationary spectrum sensing in cognitive radiosRibhuA2012
Energy efficient communication for wireless sensor networksPrateek DolasO2011
Resource allocation for wireless communication systemsManoranjan RaiO2014
Target detection and tracking in video surveillanceKamlesh VermaO2014
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Ruhr University, Bochum, GermanyDAAD Research visitJun-Jul'16
Books Authored

Communication system for distribution automation,” Power Distribution Automation, Chapter 1, ed. B. Das, publ: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), London, UK (in press).

Refereed Journal Papers
  1. D. Ghosh and A. P. Shivaprasad, “Fast codeword search algorithm for real time codebook generation in adaptive VQ,” IEE Proceedings - Visual, Image and Signal Processing, vol. 144, no. 5, pp. 278 – 284, October 1997.
  2. D. Ghosh and A. P. Shivaprasad, “Possibilistic clustering in Kohonen networks for vector quantization,” IEEE-CS Newsletter looking.forward, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 9 – 11, Spring 1997.
  3. D. Ghosh and A. P. Shivaprasad, “An analytic approach for generation of artificial handprinted character database from given generative models,” Pattern Recognition, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 907 – 920, June 1999 (publ: Elsevier Science).
  4. D. Ghosh and A. P. Shivaprasad, “Handwritten script identification using possibilistic approach for cluster analysis,” Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, vol. 80, pp. 215 – 224, May-June 2000.
  5. P. N. Swamy, I. Chakrabarti and D. Ghosh, “An architecture for motion estimation using one-dimensional hierarchical search block matching algorithm,” IEE Proceedings – Computers and Digital Techniques, vol. 149, no. 5, pp. 229 – 239, September 2002.
  6. M.K. Bhuyan, D. Ghosh and P.K. Bora, “Hand motion tracking and trajectory matching for dynamic hand gesture recognition,” Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 435 – 447, December 2006 (publ: Taylor & Francis).
  7. K.V.N. Poleswara Rao and D. Ghosh, “HMM based recognition of facial expressions via facial motion tracking,” International Journal of Tomography & Statistics, vol. 5, no. AI107, pp. 1 – 5, 2007 (publ: Indian Society for Development and Environment Research).
  8. V. Verma and D. Ghosh, “Synthesis and animation of dynamic hand gestures for sign language generation,” Journal of Intelligent Systems, vol. 17, no. 1 – 4, pp. 173 – 183, 2008 (publ: Freund & Pettman, UK).
  9. E.E.A. Abusham, A.T.B. Jin, W.E. Kiong and Debashis G., “Face recognition based on nonlinear feature approach,” American Journal of Applied Sciences, vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 574 – 580, 2008 (publ: Science Publications, USA).
  10. M.K. Bhuyan, P.K. Bora and D. Ghosh, “Trajectory guided recognition of hand gestures having only global motions,” International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 222 – 233, Spring 2008 (publ: World Academy of Science, Engineering & Technology).
  11. D. Ghosh, T. Dube and A.P. Shivaprasad, “Script recognition – a review,” IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis & Machine Intelligence, vol. 32, no. 12, pp. 2142 – 2161, December 2010.
  12. M.K. Bhuyan, P.K. Bora and D. Ghosh, “An integrated approach to recognition of a wide class of continuous hand gestures”, International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 227 – 252, March 2011 (publ: World Scientific).
  13. B.M. Singh, A. Mittal, M.A. Ansari and D. Ghosh, “Handwritten Devanagari word recognition: A curvelet transform based approach,” International Journal on Computer Science and Engineering, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 1658 – 1665, April 2011 (publ: Engg Journal Publication).
  14. B.M. Singh, N. Gupta, R. Tyagi, A. Mittal and D. Ghosh, “Parallel implementation of Devanagari text line and word segmentation approach on GPU,” International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 24, no. 9, pp. 7 – 14, June 2011 (publ: Foundation of Computer Science, USA).
  15. B.M. Singh, R. Sharma, A. Mittal and D. Ghosh, “Parallel implementation of Otsu’s binarization approach on GPU,” International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 16 – 21, October 2011 (publ: Foundation of Computer Science, USA).
  16. B.M. Singh, R. Sharma, A. Mittal and D. Ghosh, “Parallel implementation of Niblak’s binarization approach on CUDA,” International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 22 – 27, October 2011 (publ: Foundation of Computer Science, USA).
  17. B.M. Singh, R. Sharma, A. Mittal and D. Ghosh, “Parallel implementation of Souvola’s binarization approach on GPU,” International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 28 – 33, October 2011 (publ: Foundation of Computer Science, USA).
  18. B.M. Singh, A. Mittal and D. Ghosh, “An evaluation of different feature extractors and classifiers for offline handwritten Devnagari character recognition,” Journal of Pattern Recognition and Research, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 269 – 277, 2011.
  19. B.M. Singh, V. Chand, A. Mittal and D. Ghosh, “Text line extraction from complex layout documents,” International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 36 – 43, November 2011 (publ: Foundation of Computer Science, USA).
  20. R.N. Dubey, V. Gunnala and D. Ghosh, “Performance evaluation of error resilience techniques in H.264 / AVC standard,” International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 45, no. 8, pp. 33 – 39, May 2012 (publ: Foundation of Computer Science, USA).
  21. Shitala Prasad, Sateesh K. Peddoju and Debashis Ghosh, “AgroMobile: A cloud-based framework for agriculturists on mobile platform,” International Journal of Advance Science and Technology, vol. 59, pp. 41 – 52, October 2013 (publ: Science And Engineering Research Support Society).
  22. A. Khunteta, D. Ghosh and Ribhu, “A fuzzy approach to image exposure level estimation and contrast enhancement in dark images via exposure level optimization,” International Journal of Latest Trend in Engineering, Science and Technology, vol. 1, no. 5, pp. 72 – 79, 2014 (publ: IJLTEST, London, UK).
  23. R. Chopra, D. Ghosh and D.K. Mehra, “Spectrum sensing for cognitive radios based on space-time FRESH filtering,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 13, no. 7, pp. 3903 – 3913, July 2014.
  24. B.M. Singh, A. Mittal and D. Ghosh, “A novel method for straightening curved text-lines in stylistic documents,” EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, vol. 2014, article no. 36, July 2014 (publ: Springer).
  25. B.M. Singh, R. Sharma, D. Ghosh and A. Mittal, “Adaptive binarization of severely degraded and non-uniformly illuminated documents,” International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 393 – 412, December 2014 (publ: Springer).
  26. A. Khunteta and D. Ghosh  “Edge detection via edge-strength estimation using fuzzy reasoning and optimal threshold selection using particle swarm optimization,” Advances in Fuzzy Systems, vol. 2014, article ID 365817, 2014  (publ: Hindawi Publishing Corpn.)
  27. Brijmohan Singh, Rahul Sharma, Debashis Ghosh and Ankush Mittal, “Multi-oriented text extraction in stylistic documents,” International Journal of Image and Graphics , vol. 15, no. 1, January 2015 (publ: World Scientific)
  28. Brijesh Iyer, Nagendra Prasad Pathak and D. Ghosh, “Dual-input dual-output RF sensor for indoor human occupancy and position monitoring,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 15, no. 7, pp. 3959 – 3966, July 2015.
  29. Shitala Prasad, Sateesh K. Peddoju and Debashis Ghosh, “Multi-resolution mobile vision system for plant leaf disease diagnosis,” Signal, Image and Video Processing, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 379 – 388, February 2016 (publ: Springer).
  30. Shitala Prasad, Sateesh K. Peddoju and Debashis Ghosh, “Agriculture-as-a-service,” accepted in IEEE Potentials Magazine.
  31. R. Chopra, D. Ghosh and D.K. Mehra, “FRESH filter based spectrum sensing in the presence of cyclic frequency offset,” accepted in IEEE Wireless Communications Letters.
  32. Shitala Prasad, Sateesh K. Peddoju and Debashis Ghosh, “An efficient low vision plant leaf shape identification system for smart phones,” accepted in Multimedia Tools and Applications (publ: Springer).